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Tourists in Tet of dancing of the Red Dao

Tet of dancing of the Red Dao

Tet of dancing of the Red Dao
 

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Time: From the 1st to the 2nd day of the first lunar month.
Place: Ta Phin Commune, Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province.
Objects of worship: Deities, ancestors.
Characteristics: Dancing (14 styles of dance), bathing ancestor's statues.
Three big families of Ly, Ban, Trieu arranged Tet of dancing at the head of the family's house. The main ceremony is the dances which are performed by small group of young boys and girls. There are many dance styles which are described the contexts of ancestor angel go down the earth to attend the Tet with offspring. After the dance ceremony is an ancestor's statues procession and bathing ancestor's statues ceremony. Next to it is a dance of offering red and yellow cocks... The flag dance is the end of the festival.

Source: VNAT

OTHER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN SAPA, LAO CAI:
Xoe Dancing Festival in Ta Chai
Worshipping Forest Festival of the Nung
Thuong Temple Spring Festival
Tet of dancing of the Red Dao
Sapa Market
Long Tong Festival
Going to the cave Festival of the Thai and Tay
Communal House Festival of the Tay
Com (young green glutinous rice) Festival of the Tay
Celebrating Victory Festival of the Nung Din
Cat Cat Village
Bac Ha Market
Going to the field or
Ham Rong Mountain
Fansipan Mountain
Sapa Ancient Rock Field
Hoang A Tuong Castle (Hoang Yen Chao Castle)